DO you recognise this former well-known pub in Warrington town centre.

This is the former Blackburn Arms pub in Warrington which closed in the 1970s.

Plenty of you get in touch to share your stories about the much-loved venue.

One reader told us he often drank in pubs in the town centre, mainly the Royal Exchange and the Blackburn Arms, which was known as the Cock and Trumpet.

He said: “As you look at the photo, on the right was a two storey building. The top was known as the reading room.

“This was where you could read a book or newspaper in peace.

“On the left of the Cock was, and still is, the shortest thoroughfare in Warrington, Castle Street.”

The pub was situated close to the old market hall (now a part of Golden Square).

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